Faculties and schools

Progressive, real-world learning

Our faculties and schools teach relevant, contemporary and innovative courses that connect students and graduates to industry and communities. Our academic staff are dedicated and vibrant teachers and researchers who are experts in their field.

Faculty of Arts and Education

The Faculty of Arts and Education conducts transformative teaching and research in creative practices, education, humanities, Indigenous knowledges and social sciences.

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Faculty of Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law provides students a rewarding business or legal education, and offers access to industry, professional networks and award-winning courses.

Schools within the Faculty of Business and Law

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Faculty of Health

The Faculty of Health spans a large area of health-related disciplines, with a strong emphasis on advanced facilities and solutions-led research. Our health courses open the door to a range of job opportunities across the hospital, private practice, corporate and government sectors.

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Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment (SEBE) works towards excellence in teaching, learning and research by harnessing emerging technologies and drawing from industry connections and research outcomes to inform our teaching programs.

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Real-world learning for career success

Every degree at Deakin features practical learning that allows you to apply your skills in real-world contexts. By working on industry-relevant projects using the same tools professionals use, you’ll be better prepared for your future career.

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Choose Deakin to own your future

What do you want from your university experience? If you want to connect with brilliant minds, learn by doing in world-class facilities and take the right step towards your ultimate career, you’ll thrive at Deakin. As an internationally recognised university for over 45 years, we’ve supported over 300,000 students on their journeys to great things.

Top 1% of universities worldwide*

Learn from the best at a university ranked among the very best in the world. This rating highlights Deakin’s world-class facilities, research and teaching, as well as employability, innovation and inclusiveness.

100% Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)^

Research with Deakin to turn your inspiration into creations that change the world. Work side-by-side with brightest minds in industry and use world-leading research facilities to develop solutions that have a genuine impact on the communities we serve.

Victoria’s #1 university for educational experience~

Graduate more fulfilled and confident about the future at a university that puts your study experience first. Whether you’re studying online or on campus, you’ll feel supported to achieve your best and transition into a job you love.

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* ARWU Rankings, 2022
^State of Australian University Research 2018–19: ERA National Report
~2020 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students, UA benchmark group Victorian universities